Weather in Laos

460
Weather in Laos

>>Luang Prabang International Airport

>>Everything You Need To Know About Vang Vieng

About weather in Laos

The Laos climate is mainly tropical, with a seasonal monsoon and this means the weather is warm, humid and there is a lot of rain in the wet season. The average temperature is around 29°C. During the warmest months the temperature can rise to 40°C. In cooler months the temperature often drops to 15-20°C at night in lower land like Vientiane and it can drop to below freezing in the mountainous areas. Days are usually warm and sunny almost all year round.

The Laos climate is mainly tropical
The Laos climate is mainly tropical

Basic seasons in Laos

Weather in Laos has two basic seasons: rainy season and dry season.

Rainy season

It runs from May to October, is characterised by a downpour for a few hours every few days rather than all day rain. During the wet season the humidity is much higher than normal that tends to make the temperature to feel much higher than it is and it can be uncomfortable to travel around. But after heavy rain you’ll appreciate cooler, fresher and cleaner air and beautiful clear blue sky.

Dry season

The most comfortable time to visit Laos is dry season, particularly in November and December
The most comfortable time to visit Laos is dry season, particularly in November and December

>>Laos information

Dry season runs from November to April or early May, can be further sub divided into two distinct sections: November to February is the cool dry season and March to April or early May is the hot dry season. The most comfortable time to visit Laos particularly in November and December, the rivers are high enough to make river travel a breeze. However it’s more expensive to travel in Laos during this period as it is the peak season.

 

SHARE
Previous articleRice whisky in Laos
Next articleKualao Restaurant